The €30,000 bicycle

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ALEX MOULTON /One Off Moulton Special
DATE: 1991
COUNTRY: UNITED KINGDOM
WEIGHT: 9,6 KG / 21,12 LB
FRAME HEIGHT: 56,8 CM / 22,4 INCH
GEARS: 2 x 7, MAVIC 862
CONDITION: 2
– an exclusive cooperation between engineer A. Moulton and One off founder M. Augspurger
– One Off is based in Florence, Massachusetts
– specialized in producing unique, made-to-measure machines favouring exotic and expensive titanium
– 500 grams (1.1 lb) lighter than Moultons stainless steel AM Speed
– Moulton decided not to proceed the project
– no further versions of this bicycle were built – this is the only known model worldwide
– mudguards are provided

THIS BIKE APPEARS IN
– Cyclepedia – A Tour of Iconic Bicycle Designs – Cyclepedia – Application – The Spaceframe Moultons – T. Hadland – 1994

EXHIBITIONS
– Portland Art Museum 2013 – Design Museum Holon 2013 – Museum Absam 2011

RELATED BOOKS
– Fifty Bicycles that Chaged the World – Design Museum London – A. Sarling, D. Sudjic, A. Stetter 2013 – Bicycle Design, an Illustrated History – MIT Press – T. Hadland and H.-E. Lessing – 2014

Condition report
Paintwork and general information:
titanium frame: good condition, slight traces of use (brake lever rubber; in working order, slight cracking)

Gears:
good condition, clean

Tubes /Tyres:
used, good condition

Saddle:
leather saddle

Frame:
good condition

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